Another good day in the battle against COVID-19. Washoe County added no new deaths for the second day in a row. The death toll stands at 640. The county added 14 new cases and more than 200 recoveries. In the Quad-County region, there were also no new deaths. They added 15 new cases and 35 recoveries.
Nevada’s COVID-19 positivity rate dropped below 10% for the first time since November over the weekend. The downward trend started January 14th. In Washoe County, our positivity rate is even lower at 7.5% down from a record-high of 21.5% percent in December.